daven

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da·ven

verb \ˈdä-vən, ˈd-\

Definition of DAVEN

intransitive verb
:  to recite the prescribed prayers in a Jewish liturgy

Variants of DAVEN

da·ven also do·ven \ˈdä-vən, ˈd-\

Origin of DAVEN

Yiddish davnen
First Known Use: circa 1930

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